Jonathan has been a Drake Music Associate since 2005...
Jonathan Westrup is Associate National Manager for Learning & Participation for Drake Music. He has been a Drake Music Associate since 2005 delivering a range of projects, accredited music courses and teacher training. Jonathan was responsible for the daily running of the DM Education initiative which continues to be influential in increasing access to accreditation and formal assessment in music for SEN/ Disabled young people and adults.
Jonathan also contributed to the consultations for the National Plan for Music Education and has advocated widely for improved participation in music for SEND children. He has written widely about approaches to accessible music making and featured in the Radio 4 documentary 'Charlotte White's Musical Flight' (2011).
Jonathan has also previously taught music at secondary level and was the Youth Culture Development Worker for youth clubs in South Bristol for six years. He plays drums and guitar and has gigged and recorded widely in the SW region.